Healthcare

Leading Swedish e-health company partners with Creative Solutions

/ Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

  The leading Swedish e-health company Frisq partners with Creative Solutions for the development of their e-health platform....


‘AYATI’ National Centre of Excellence to be built in Sri Lanka

/ Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

In an effort to improve the quality of life and independence of children with disabilities, special needs and learning disabilities, Hema...


Medical appointments at Ninewells Hospitals now via Doc 990

/ Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

Pioneering maternity and child hospital, Ninewells, joined the Doc 990 digital health portal, enabling parents and patients to make medical appoint...


Durdans Hospital adapts bone marrow stem cell therapy and advanced coronary heart procedures for heart disease

/ Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

Durdans Hospital Colombo announced two successful adaptations of bone marrow stem cell therapy in treating heart failure due to obstructed arteries...


Diabetes in pregnancy: A growing concern in South Asia

/ Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

  From left: Dr. Anil Kapur, Dr. Hema Divakar, Professor Moshe Hod, Professor Chandrika Wijeyaratne, Professor V. Seshiah and Dr. P. J...


Walk to end Alzheimer’s

/ Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

Join in the fun and walk to support the Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation and its awareness campaign. Saturday, 24 September is your dat...


MyDoctor.lk: Introducing a revolutional change to the health industry

/ Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

Breaking the shekels of traditional medicine www.MyDoctor.lk introduces to Sri Lanka the island’s premier ‘Telemedicine’...


Nawaloka Hospitals marks 31 years of spearheading a new legacy in private healthcare

/ Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

Pioneering private healthcare leader, Nawaloka hospitals, this month commemorates 31 years of profound impact on healthcare across Sri Lanka. The i...


The human rights dimensions of Zika

/ Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

By Alexandra Phelan and Lawrence O. Gostin Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases reveal the root causes of ill-health worldw...


Landmark kidney surgeries performed at Browns Hospitals Ragama.

/ Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

  The surgical and assistant team Performing a keyhole surgery   A successful laparoscopic parti...


What is past is prologue: Lessons learned from combating pan-epidemics

/ Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

By Daniel R. Lucey A UN High-Level Panel appointed 2 April 2015 by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated in its 25 January 2016 report t...


Durdans Oral Health Centre promotes beautiful and healthy smiles

/ Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

Dr. Nadeena Jayasooriya and Dr. Madanga Chandrasekara The first Joint Commission International accredited hospital in Sri Lanka, D...


A good death!

/ Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00

‘A Good Death’ will be the topic of this year’s public lecture at Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation on Wednesday, 28 September a...


Nawaloka Hospital and Ceyoka offer shockwave therapy for orthopedic patients

/ Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00

  Orthopedic ailments are among the most debilitating conditions afflicting Sri Lankans today. While surgery is a treatment o...


Exercise may offset health risks of drinking: study

/ Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00

AFP: Heavy drinkers who exercise are less likely to die from alcohol-related diseases than those who don’t, a study suggested Thursday, altho...


Lanka Hospitals introduces ‘international practice’ in blood cancer patient care centre

/ Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00

  Multi-award-winning Lanka Hospitals PLC has introduced Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) meeting system forblood cancer patients...


Premium International supports SLOA  

/ Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00

  The annual scientific sessions and expo of the SriLanka Optometrists Association (SLOA) was held for the 10th consecutive...


Sri Lanka, Maldives to enhance cooperation in health sector

/ Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:00

  Maldives Minister of Health Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim, who was in Sri Lanka recently to attend the 69th session of the World He...


WHO Regional Committee for South East Asia meeting a success

/ Tuesday, 13 September 2016 00:03

By Fathima Riznaz Hafi The 69th World Health Organisation South-East Asia Regional Committee meeting ended on Friday (9), after a five-day period...


WHO declares Sri Lanka malaria-free in “truly remarkable” achievement

/ Tuesday, 13 September 2016 00:02

By Nita Bhalla New Delhi (Thomson Reuters Foundation): The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Sri Lanka free of malaria, hailing it as ...


Today's Columnists

Techno City is the first step in the right direction but there is much more to be done to attain the final goal

26 September 2016

Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe signs on the digital drawing of the Techno City during its launch yesterday while Megapolis and Western Development Minister Champika Ranawaka and Science, Technology and Research Minister Susil Premajayantha ...


Collapse of Hanjin, cross border insolvency and maritime claims

26 September 2016

  The entire shipping industry witnessed the long-awaited turn in business environment with last week’s news that Hanjin Shipping, a South Korean shipping giant which is considered as the seventh largest container carrier in th...


Ten Commandments for talent developers

26 September 2016

  Talent is in high demand both locally and globally. We saw a wave of writings such as ‘Winning the War for Talent’ spreading the word. We have witnessed the dire consequences of not having the right talent in the right p...


People’s representatives as a workforce in power

23 September 2016

Awake, O sleepers, the time to do some real work has come! Admit it. The headline floored you. There you were on a Friday morning muttering “TGIF!” loudly and fervently if you’re the boss… or furtively und...


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